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Retro Recipe: Creamed Chicken on Waffles

Here's a great way to use up leftover chicken. 

Retro recipe

This recipe is from the 1950s.

Creamed Chicken

6 tbsp. chicken fat or butter
1 tbsp. cornstarch
5 tbsp. flour
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. celery salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
1 1/2 cups chicken broth or consomme, heated
1 cup milk, heated
1 1/2 cups diced, cooked chicken
1/4 cup sliced, stuffed olives (optional)

Melt fat or butter. Blend in cornstarch, flour, salt, celery salt and pepper. Remove from heat; add broth and milk slowly, stirring constantly. Return to heat, bring to a boil; cook one minute while stirring. Blend in chicken and olives. Heat thoroughly. Serve over corn meal waffles.

Corn Meal Waffles

1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
1 cup yellow corn meal
2 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1 tbsp. sugar
2 eggs, separated
1 1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup melted shortening

Sift together flour, corn meal, baking powder, salt and sugar. Beat egg yolks; combine with milk and shortening. Add liquid ingredients to dry ingredients; beat until smooth. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry; fold into batter. Bake in a hot waffle baker until golden brown.

Click here for a classi retro recipe that's also economical.

Via Chronically Vintage


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